New Mexico Archives - My Family Travels
Backpackers disembark at the Amtrak train station at Whitefish, Montana
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5 Top Train Trips for Exploring the West

Simplify your family vacation planning with these five top train trips for exploring America’s Western states. Each of these rail travel adventures are sure to make for interesting...

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Two families sit in front of a firepit on the patio of YotelPAD Park City in Utah.
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What Is Spring Skiing During COVID Like?

What will spring skiing during COVID be like in 2021? Many families are asking the same question as they plan a

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Cowboy holds up a girl so she can groom her horse at Elkhorn Ranch in Arizona.
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Sun, Snow and Wide-Open Spaces at a Family Dude Ranch

Picture yourselves on horseback galloping across wide open spaces at a family dude ranch. Have you ever ridden through deserts dotted with giant cactus?  

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Private tub cabana at Riverbend Hot Springs, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
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Hot Springs of Truth or Consequences

Spa going in the hot springs of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico is a quirky family endeavor that may start your kids on a lifelong path to wellness. It's also among the most...

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Roswell crash site model is on show at the International UFO Museum in Roswell.
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In Roswell, Aliens Among Us

When a loud noise forced foreman William Mack Brazel to hop in  his pickup truck and inspect Foster Ranch, he found such strange debris in a corn field that he assumed it was the wreckage of a UFO...

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Navajo artisans display their jewerly in Gallup, New Mexico.
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Gallup True to Itself

From 200 feet up, the scrubby arid plains of the Navajo Nation surrounding Gallup look soft and inviting, welcoming visitors to pause along Route 66 for a closer inspection. This northwest corner of...

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Cabins are the favorite accommodation for families in Ruidoso
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A Cabin Country Family Reunion in New Mexico

Most Texas families are familiar with Ruidoso, a picturesque mountain town just two...

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Road Trip USA: Exploring The Diverse Cultures of New Mexico

Exploring the byways and Camino Real of New Mexico -- from Albuquerque to Taos -- makes a Southwestern road trip adventure with many unexpected pleasures. New Mexico offers a unique fusion of Native...

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10 Places To Focus Your Eclipse Watching Skills

With today's total solar eclipse crossing America, interest in the universe is sky high. Since everyone in the United States can observe a partial to total eclipse...

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